May 4-10, 2015

CBW Committee

The Children's Book Week Committee guides the coordination and promotion of official Children's Book Week events at schools, libraries, and bookstores nationwide. This year, official events, each featuring multiple children's book authors and illustrators, will be hosted in all 50 states!

Charisse Meloto (Co-Chair)
Executive Director of Publicity for Print & Digital Publishing, Scholastic

Allison Verost (Co-Chair)
Vice President, Publicity, Macmillan Children’s Publishing Group

Seale Ballenger
Publicity Director, Disney Publishing Worldwide

Lauren Donovan
Publicity Manager, Penguin Young Readers Group

Ann Dye
Associate Director of Marketing, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

Lydia Finn
Senior Publicist, Random House Children's Books

Candace Greene
Marketing Manager, Education & Library, Simon & Schuster

Lisa Moraleda
Associate Director of Publicity, Little, Brown and Company Books for Young Readers

Nicole Russo
Director of Children’s Publicity and Marketing, Abrams Books for Young Readers | Amulet Books | Abrams Appleseed

Alana Whitman
Manager of Integrated Marketing, HarperCollins Children's Books

Matthew Zoni
Manager, ABC Children's Group, American Booksellers Association